‘ARCHIVE AS INTERPRETER’ conference at the British Library – 4th March 2016

‘Archive as Interpreter’ – An Archiving the Arts TNA and British Library partnership working group event

A one-day conference exploring the ways in which archivists and cultural heritage professionals interpret their collections

It will also consider how to reconceptualise the idea of the archive to draw in new audiences and the leading innovative practice already taking place Archives are increasingly being used to engage audiences who may never set foot in a Reading Room. The potential of archives collections for creative practitioners, educators and other cultural audiences is increasingly being recognised, offering archivists and curators new opportunities for collaboration.

To be held at : The Conference Centre, The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

The event is aimed at archivists, curators, arts organisations, arts practitioners, researchers, students, academics and anyone with an interest in arts archives, interpretation, display and curation. There are 2 panel sessions, 4 afternoon seminars and a networking lunch.

This is an Archiving the Arts working group event, and a partnership between The National Archives and British Library. This will be our final main event as part of Archiving the Arts, with more partnership events in the pipeline.

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